Seaweeds and Seagrass
A History of Uses
Seaweeds (algae) have been used for many centuries for medicinal and culinary uses as well as fertilisers, today they are even used in cosmetics! Seaweeds also absorbs carbon so are important for combating climate change.
Learn more about the seaweeds around Wembury below and learn more about Eelgrass - the only underwater flowering plant in the world!